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, they haven't said what that weapon was. >>> it is 4:32 now. even city leaders commit crime in oakland is out of control. but help is on the way. as linda yee reports, a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some help. >>> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year, the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland, and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree, crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in the form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he is the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius at
by the team city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. when it's done, about 18,000- tons of steel will support that stadium, and they are moving fast. >>> a woman stranded six nights in the sierra may have been saved by a gut feeling and a call. >> call it whatever you want, it was meant to be. it's just like we weren't going to come back without her. >> paula lane's brother found her crawling in the snow two nights ago a after a mysterious tip came in from the east coast. a family friend said he had a vision that was that paula was -- that paula was still alive and near a lake. ben benben sosenko has the story of survival. >> reporter: paula lane spent six nights stranded until the elements surviving on snow and tomatoes. >> my sister may be little but she's mighty, and she's a survivor and she loves life. >> reporter: paula and her boyfriend rod clifton were on their way back to nevada from citrus heights. rod left to find help after they jeep got stuck in the snow but never returned. a day later paula went too. >> it's been a haul waiting all those days. >> reporter: rod didn't
homicide. year. this is the highest number of people killed in the city since 1991. >>> four women and a man are under arrest for a mysterious murder in san francisco. 26-year-old steven reed was found bound and gagged on the city streets sunday night. he had been shot and died a few hours later. an 18-year-old woman was seriously injured at the same time. police are not saying what led them to the suspects at a home in hercules. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> police are still trying to determine where the victims were injured and whether there are any more suspects. a neighbor says investigators took a computer and a mattress from the apartments of one of the suspects. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing 15-year- old sierra lamar is facing new charges in santa clara county court this morning. antolin garcia-torres is accused of trying to carjack three different women i 2009. he was 17 but will be charged as an adult. it all happened in s
is relatively low for a steve almost a million people but -- for a city of almost a million people but 12.5% higher than 2011. in contra costa county richmond has seen a dramatic decrease in homicides. 18 people having killed in richmond thisser. >> , the lowest number the city has seen since 2001. three years ago the city had 45 homicides. a likely factor is a big staffing increase at the richmond police department. it's gone from 40 officers to 190 in recent years. >>> 4:40. drag-racing is suspected in a crash that injured three people in the east bay. an out-of-control car slamming into a busy funeral home on clayton road in concord. a 16-year-old was behind the wheel of a 1974 chevy nova. police say the teenager was going well over the 40-mile-per- hour speed limit and apparently racing another 16-year-old. a service was just beginning when the car crashed into the funeral chapel. >> literally five seconds after i had entered the side room we thought it was an earthquake and saw the car careen into the building. i'm grateful to the priest for ushering everybody in. >> three people wer
forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man who was pushed on a subway track. ki-suck han died after being hit by a train at times square. han is shown in a confrontation with a suspect in a surveillance video shortly before being shoved on the track. witnesses say han desperately tried to climb back up on the platform but couldn't make it before the tra
substation. neighbors say they want the motel to stay closed. >>> and big layoffs looming for city college of san francisco unless administrators can shore up finances. trustees are looking to slash 34 full-time and 20 to 30 part- time positions starting next month. paycuts are expected, as well. the community college also needs 3,000 more students to register for the spring semester. >>> the search is on for a third suspect in the abduction of a handyman in morgan hill. investigators say richard rodriguez, jr., of alameda along with two others lured the victim to a mansion earlier this month. the handyman was held hostage, beaten and forced to make repairs. the suspects then tried to take the victim to their mother's house for more repairs. the manscaped at a gas station. the two other suspects are already in custody. >>> who will pay for the pipeline upgrades for pg&e could be decided today. the california public utilities commission is expected to vote on a $2.2 billion safety improvement plan. pg&e wants ratepayers to pay for 90% of the costs. a judge, however, recommended customers on
880 and 101. >>> a man has died after he was found tied up on a city street. he was unconscious when he was found bound and gagged in the middle of a street on bay view district. a woman was tied up on bros l street. sanpolice have no motive or suspect at this time. >>> vallejo police are searching for a 77-year-old man after his family reported him missing yesterday. philip manningly was called to service a boat the night before he was reported missing. he's 6-foot tall, about 200 pounds with hazel eyes and surgery marks on his left arm. they eventually had to call off the search due to rough currents and plan to resume later today. >>> other bay area headlines an accident on the caltrainses track, hit a car around 6:00 last night at the 16th near the caltrain depot. nobody was hurt but northbound tracks were shut down well into the evening as the car was removed and inspectors were checking out the equipment to make sure it was okay, and one more chance for people to tell the city manager what she should look for in a new police chief. the last of four community meetings is at
arrest after he posted plans to copy the newtown massacre. 18-year-old sergio cabata of suisun city faces felony charges of making criminal threats after fairfield police received a tip that he commented on social media in support of the connecticut gunman. investigators served a search warrant yesterday. they say they seized some items to prevent future acts of violence. >>> you have probably heard that several california lawmakers are calling for new state laws in the wake of the connecticut shooting. among them is leland yee a local, state senator. he wants to reintroduce a bullet button ban which failed last year. bullet buttons allow gun use forest get around the state ban on detachable magazines. >> it is as if we do not have an assault weapons ban in the state of california. with the bullet button, assault rifle, what you can do is buy a magnet and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> a local gun advocate says that bans on certain weapons or parts are not good ways to prevent violence. gene hoffman is the chair of cal guns. he does support more background checks and m
services is. >> that fiscal cliff will hurt the city to the tune of almost $80 million right away. >> reporter: most of the cuts would be in health care, aids programs and housing. >> that's just an immediate hit. >> reporter: across the bay alameda county supervisor predicted -- >> our health clinics will get hut. our w. i. c. program which is a program for mothers they get nutrition for their newborn babies and we have several sites in alameda county that would also experience a large cut. >> reporter: education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good a lot of californians are willing to invest in the schools. perhaps as much as 10% for the special needs students and the meals program that so many of the students in georgia are growing up -- california are growing up in poverty and they need that meal. >> reporter: it's not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials, it's also the ongoing uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington. a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it's starting to recover.
, it is not even on the table. that is our message. >> whoo! >> in 15 cities across california workers and community leaders have been rallying including here in san francisco. they are urging congress to save social safety net programs and increase taxes on the wealthy. >>> south carolina's governor may have closed the door on comedian steve colbert's senate dreams. colbert has been urging fans to pressure governor nickie hailey into picking him for the senate seat to replace jim demint who is retiring. a poll shows colbert is the favorite in the state but the governor has not committed on his comedic candidacy. specifically. but she did post online saying colbert not knowing the state drink was milk was a big mistake. >> oh-oh. >>> the world banking giant plans to pay a record fine for u.s. allegations that it ignored red flags pointing to money laundering. the penalty for hsbc is $1.9 billion. a senate report says hsbc mexico shipped billions of dollars of cash to the u.s., money believed to be tried to drugs and terrorism. >>> a report sent hewlett- packard soaring leading to a hig
the san fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home because water got into the electrical outlets. east palo alto is working on a long-term solution to the flooding. >>> the storm has dumped a lot of snow in the sierra. not everyone felt like fighting the traffic and chain controls to get up there. some bay area families decided to head out right after opening their presents and play in the first snow they found. >> 6:00 in the morning got all our stuff and food and came out at 9:00. >> looks like fun. there's more snow than usual this winter. the california department of water resources said there's been 140% increase in this year's snowpack. remember, you can track the stor
another storm right around the corner coming in tonight. so now the city is working on a quick temporary fix to deal with this incoming rain. this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. it's on mountain view drive, opened up on sunday. heavy rain runsthe plan is a temporary culvert to keep water flowing under the road when it rains of a permanent solution will take time and money. some residents who live close to the sinkhole were hoping for better news. >> all our live is just -- we just have this house. [ crying ] >> and everything you worry about it. >> reporter: the city manager told me a permanent fix could cost somewhere in the six figures. now, this morning a section of mountain view drew is still closed. you can see excavators and other heavy machinery sitting in the road so a lot of work to be done. they are going to be out here in full force throughout the day preparing for the incoming storm and for the next few months. also some residents had their water disrupted. there was a water line that east bay m.u.d. was trying to repair yesterday so a handful of peo
are feeling the impact from the midwest storm. multiple flights between los angeles and midwestern cities have been canceled. officials at l.a.x. expect more cancellations later today. passengers who made it home from chicago told of cancellations being announced even as they board their flights out of the storm zone. >>> new this morning, a suspect is hospitalized after a police chase ended with a crash in vacaville this morning. there's no word yet on why the california highway patrol was chasing the driver or where the pursuit began. the suspect car crashed this morning at weber and pitt school roads east of interstate 80. details of the suspect's condition hasn't been released. >>> a woman has serious injuries after a hit-and-run accident in san francisco. it happened last night at about 9:00 on christmas tree point in the twin peaks area. police say there were four people walking on the road and three fell down about 30 feet down a hillside. paramedics had to use back boards and ropes to carry a rescue. police found a car with fender damage a short distance away, detained the driver. ther
of the safest big cities in america has hit a homicide milestone. san jose on friday reached its 43rd killing of the year when a 17-year-old boy was gunned down in a residential area. the city matches a two decade high and topped last year's total of 41 murders. >>> this morning a teenaged boy from vallejo will be arraigned on charges of attempted murder, kid manage and sexual assault. 14-year-old caviar king abducted a 65-year-old woman at gunpoint from a shopping center parking lot last month, according to police, they say it was random. >>> the battle over thomas kinkade's state continues today in a san jose courtroom. the case pits the artest's live- in girlfriend amy pinto against his wife, nanette. each claims the right to kinkade's paintings and other possessions. he died last april. >>> contra costa county supervisors will consider plans this week to close four more fire stations. the chief says it's necessary after the failure of a parcel tax hike to fund the district. the county is looking at closing stations in walnut creek, clayton, martinez and lafayette to save $3 million. >>> t
, they agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory now. >> the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. most importantly, what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could lead it a judge telling them they don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune" this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> hundreds of people showed up to talk about crime at an oakland town hall meeting. mayor quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime, specifically robberies. police officials talked about programs they are using to fight crime. but a gunfight in the same neighborhood the previous night did not come up at the meeting. >> they are rumors that are being held right now where people in that particular beat can talk to the officers
evening at san jose city college. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during a three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. the caller reported seeing a black male possibly armed with a gun at the tech center building. students and faculty were released from classrooms as officers searched the five- story building. for many on campus it was disturbing. >> we definitely barricaded down. we definitely sat there. we hushed our voices, got away from the windows, made sure we weren't near where anybody could look in. and we were worried. we were afraid. >> in the end, police were unable to find any indication that a gunman was on campus but officers say in the wake of the connecticut shooting, they were not taking any chances. >>> as more funerals are eld had for victims of the shooting in connecticut more details are emerging about adam lanza. workers at a newtown hair salon where lanza and his mother were customers said they never heard him speak.
scattered showers along the 680 near fremont and also into union city. this is what we are going see throughout the morning, pop-up showers throughout the bay area. the main cold front still lagging behind the system but a dry cold front will move through, may be falling apart. but behind that we have a lot of cold air. so here we go again. you will see the front move through and temperatures will be dropping around the bay area. outside cloudy, scattered showers right now. temperatures not too bad. it is 54 degrees in san jose. 56 in san francisco. and 52 degrees in concord. this afternoon, highs expected to be in the 50s, maybe some low 60s toward san jose and also in the mountain view area. so it looks like we'll finally catch a break toward the afternoon. but then it looks like a chance of showers to make a return as we head in toward the latter part of this week. in fact, things could get wet in the latter part of this week. that's the latest. back to you. >> all right, off-and-on rain isn't the only thing we have to be worried about this morning. it's windy especially on the ba
for a while. this morning free and clear both directions between hayward and foster city. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> the highest tides of the year hitting the bay area and they are expected to continue today, as well. the so-called king tides submerged beaches all along the shorelines yesterday. take a look. in some spots the water rushed into town. tide hit its peak yesterday mid- morning. in some areas the water only rows a couple of inches, in others several feet. a group was scrambling to stack sandbags around their building. >> it's been coming in incredibly fast. looked like it was filling up a bathtub. >> think it's pretty amazing and it's coming up really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video of high tide. they were as high as the bumper on several suvs. >>> same thing happening in southern california. drivers had to deal with flooding on this stretch of road in sunset beach yesterday. part of the pacific coast highway there was shut down for part of morning. king tide occurs when the earth, moon and sun all align in such a way that it increases the gravitati
city. it's all coming your way. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, square garde ♪[ music ] >> what a show. that's the boss, of course, getting the place rocking at madison square garden last night, a star-studded evening to benefit those hit hard by superstorm sandy. alisha keys, the rolling stones, bon jovi, eric clapton, paul mccartney and others lit up the stage to raise funds. there was $80 billion of dollars in the tri-state area. it was a great concert. >> no kidding. how would you like knob that audience? >> let me tell you, you went to a springsteen concert before. i was never a huge fan of his what a show the man puts on. i mean, absolutely amazing. >> four hours, right? >> four hours straight. the guy does not take a break. >> so now you're a fan? >> now i'm a fan of his. >>> around the bay area, we have some very cold temperatures to start out the morning as we have cold air that's moved in from the gulf of alaska sitting right overhead. you can see the stormy weather has passed moving to southern california and the southern sierra nevada but we're drying things out briefly here. but mostly cl
spots, 53 in nap pa valley. 50s showing up toward the coastline. and 54 degrees in daily city. the next couple of days, the rain makes a return, maybe leftover showers on wednesday, and possibly a leftover shower on thursday. then dry weather come friday, but staying unsettled and pebbly wet again on saturday. >>> outside it is super quiet on the bay bridge. not expecting much of a commute on christmas eve. for the most part, the roads are drying out. a few problems from yesterday's flooding, highway 1 still shut down out in conoa county. for the next 15 minutes or so caltrans said highway 121 is going to be shut down between 116 and 37. both directions closed. flooding is the problem. a few rain drops on the lens across the bridge. traffic is slowing nicely there. wells 880 and 237. a quick look at the south bay. 280 moving at the limit. and out in the east bay, a quiet commute past the climb, up ward toward downtown. no service today, and muni and some ferries are on a holiday schedule. >>> a deadline looming to reach a settlement regarding the deadly pipeline explosion in san brew kn
of gas shut down a safeway store in daly city last night. but pg&e crews determined the strange odor was not natural gas. the source of the smell is still under investigation. >>> 5:00 now. the smell is what led to the discovery of a ghoulish plot up in the north bay. two people are under arrest for what was found in the backyard of a home on warren avenue. this is in vallejo. it was a badly decomposed body. richard romer of alameda died two
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